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Discover new aspects of the history of Canada in the 19th and 20th centuries through thematic tours.

Divided into five major themes and five time periods, these thematic tours may be accessed three different ways, by: Web tours (documented images, in HTML), movie clips (QuickTime version) and movie clips (Flash version).

Featured Thematic Tour

Growing Up Healthy in the 20th Century

Nathalie Lampron

At the turn of the 20th century, one child in four dies in Quebec by the age of one. In an urban environment, where overcrowding is exacerbated by poor hygiene, polluted air, and often tainted water and milk, infants are dying of diarrhea or contagious diseases. To eradicate this scourge, public health campaigns emphasize cleanliness and fresh air, along with the treatment of water and the pasteurization of milk.


First Nations




Society / Daily Life

Politics / Economy

Technology, Industry & Commerce